Friday, May 21, 2021

1932 - Amelia Earhart is First Woman to Fly Atlantic Ocean Alone

Les Éboulements, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption-des-Eboulements)

1890 - MURDERER AND SUICIDE. Abel Bergerson Poisons His Two Children and Himself.
New has been received of the suicide at Spragueville, N.Y., of Abel Bergerson, who first poisoned his two young children with rat poison and then took the stuff himself.

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The North Carolinian -  Elizabeth City, North Carolina -  May 21, 1890
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Dispensary of Dr. J. B. Lefever, of Paris, Physician, Surgeon and Accoucheur
French Drug Store
No. 204 Sout C Street, Virginia

All Kinds of French, English and American Medicines...

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1932 - May 20–May 21 – Amelia Earhart flies from the USA to Derry, Northern Ireland in 14 hours 54 minutes.
Amelia Earhart is First Woman to Fly Atlantic Ocean Alone

New York, May 21. (AP) - Word was received here this afternoon that Mrs. Putnam had taken off in her own plane for London.

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The Gettysburg Times -  Gettysburg, Pennsylvania -  May 21, 1932
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Huntsville, Alabama, USA

1900 - Huntsville's Cotton Oil Mill
Hunstville, Ala., May 20. (Special.) - T. W. Pratt, of Huntsville and W. A. Rigsby and others, of Augusta, Ga., have formed a company with a capital of $50,000 for the building and operation of a... Read MORE...

The Atlanta Constitution -  Atlanta, Georgia -  May 21, 1900
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Salamagundi.

Turn a bowl on the dish, and put on it regular rings, beginning at the bottom, the...Read MORE...



The Virginia Housewife or Methodical Cook, 1828

H. Schoeneman, Importer and Dealer in Guns, Pistols, and all kinds of Ammunition, Pocket Cutlery, Fishing Tackle, and Sporting Apparatus of Every Description, 19 North C Street, Virginia, Nevada

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Kansas City, Missouri, USA

1957 - DEATH TOLL MOUNTS TO 35 AS TORNADO STRIKES KANSAS CITY. GREATEST LOSS OF LIFE IS IN RUSKIN HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION.
Kansas City, May 21 (AP) - The year's deadliest tornado thus far slashed across Kansas City's southern outskirts at sundown yesterday, leaving 35 dead and more than 200 injured in its 80-mile... Read MORE...

Chillicothe Constitution Tribune -  Chillicothe, Missouri -  May 21, 1957
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Covington, Kentucky, USA

1902 - Storm
A terrific waterspout struck the southern suburbs of Covington, Ky., and passed up the Miami valley with damages reported from as far as Dayton. Near Covington the water rolled down the hills in a... Read MORE...

Daily Iowa State Press -  Iowa City, Iowa -  May 21, 1902
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Columbus, Georgia, USA

1908 - TRAIN BUMPED ALONG ON THE CROSS-TIES. A Slight Freight Wreck on the Seaboard Yesterday.
Yesterday morning about 6:30 o'clock as No. 121, local freight of the Seaboard Air Line, was pulling into the city, the engine and one box car left the track near the Lummus gin plant, and ran for... Read MORE...

The Columbus Enquirer-Sun -  Columbus, Georgia -  May 21, 1908
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Avoid carefully any allusion to the age or personal defects of your companion, or any one who may...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness: A Complete Handbook for the Use of the Lady in Polite Society... by Florence Hartley, January 1, 1872
Chiefland, Florida, USA

1958 - FIND NO BODY AS JET CRASHES IN FLORIDA FIELD.
Chiefland, Fla. (UP) - An Air Force jet fighter crashed and exploded in a watermelon patch here Tuesday night, apparently taking its young pilot to his death.

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Delta Democrat Times -  Greenville, Mississippi -  May 21, 1958
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1905  A Lewiston man is breaking his frisky young colt by a novel method.
He mounts his bicycle and leads his colt up and down the street as fast or as slow as he desires.

Lewiston Daily Sun
Lewiston, Maine

1904  May 21 – The International Federation of Association Football, FIFA, is established.

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1870  The Legislature of California has appropriated to the State Fair, at Sacramento, $3,000, and to each of the District Fairs $2,000.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

 America - Did you know? 1857 - Dred Scott v. Sanford: Landmark Supreme Court decision holds that Congress does not have the ...Read MORE...



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W. T. Warren & Son, Manufacturers of Coaches, Carriages, Sleighs, Sulkies, Trotting Wagons, Mining Cars... Dealers in all kinds of Hardwood Lumber, Coach, Carriage and Wagon Stock,

Nos. 101 and 103 North C St., Virginia, Nevada

Blacksmithing and Repairing done with neatness and dispatch. All kinds of Mining Tools made to Order.

Work Warranted Satisfactory in Every Particular

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